“When you hear the words from him about what it’s doing for his young airmen and morale, that’s everything we’re all about,” Ron Sites, executive director of Fighter Country Partnership said. “We’re all about enhancing that quality of life and doing everything we can to support this mission here at Luke.”
2014 for the F-35 program was all about momentum, maturity and meeting milestones. The enterprise was expanded with maintenance and training depots stood up around the U.S. including our very own Luke Air Force Base.
On Friday, March 14, the first F-35 Lightning II assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing was officially delivered during a ceremony at Luke Air Force Base (AFB) in Glendale, Ariz. In case you missed this historical event, below is the video that was played during the ceremony. Enjoy!
Fighter Country Partnership President and Executive Director Ron Sites thanks Fry’s Food Stores for their Generous Hearts campaign benefiting USO, Arizona Heroes to Hometowns, Packages from Home and Fighter Country Foundation.
Video short about the 100th F-35, AF-41 including comments by General Robin Rand, Commander AETC, Lorraine Martin EVP & GM of the F-35 Program, Orlando Carvalho, EVP Aeronautics at Lockheed Martin and Brigadier General Michael Rothstein, Commander, 56th Fighter Wing.